The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.39% - 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £31,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.17% 13.14% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 5
Average salary £28,000 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sage